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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How to reduce the frequency of dialysis?

My father creatinine level ids 7.5 & bun valueis 136. He had 21 yrs diabateic histoty. He admitted to AMRI saltlake due to heart attack . doctor advice us he should take 3 dialysis per week long life. he already took 5 dialysis. is there any possibility to reduce dialysis frequency 1-2 times per week. how we can know the frequency of dialysis he require at the particalat time frame?

i am in big trouble . plz suggest me what to do right now.plz anser my queries.

Mon, 9 Mar 2015
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Intially dialysis will he requird gfr twice or thrice a wk later on frequency may be reduced if the creat and Bun level comes down
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